Cost of a Root Canal in Alberta

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Cost of a Root Canal in Alberta

Just the words “root canal” can make some people start sweating. However, for many it’s not the idea of an uncomfortable procedure that makes them worry. The cost of a root canal is at the top of many people’s minds when they find out that they might need to have one. If the first thing…

can your teeth cause health problems

Can Your Teeth Cause Health Problems?

The eyes might be the window to the soul, but the mouth is the gateway to your general health. The oral cavity – which includes the mouth, teeth, and tongue — not only acts as a significant pathway for the body’s daily nutritional and oxygen needs. It also controls the ability to speak and supports…

Can a Cavity Heal?

You take a big bite of your sandwich and wince – that tooth pain you’ve been feeling for a few days is getting worse.  You’ve tried to deny it, but you realize you’re probably getting a cavity. Unfortunately, a full-blown cavity won’t go away on its own, but if you catch tooth decay in the…

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How Do I Make My Teeth Stronger?

Your dentist wasn’t lying when she told you that taking care of your teeth is important. Believe it or not, having good oral health is associated with better overall health, which is, of course, associated with reduced spending on healthcare and a better quality of life. Your mouth is full of bacteria, both good and…

Dealing with Sensitive Teeth

Do you sometimes experience pain when drinking something cold or eating ice cream? Tooth sensitivity is a common dental condition with numerous causes that can be challenging to live with since it limits your diet. The good news is that you can effectively reduce the sensitivity of your teeth with a few simple steps. The…

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Options for Nervous Patients

To many people, the mere thought of sitting in a dentist chair is nothing short of terrifying. The fear of dental treatment can be so severe that some may prefer to live with the pain and discomfort of oral inflammation and tooth decay rather than to seek treatment.   The good news for people who…

Fun Facts About Saliva

Chances are you don’t give your saliva a great deal of thought. If your salivary glands didn’t produce saliva, however, you would not only notice it, but your life would be quite difficult. Let’s take a look at some mouth-watering fun facts about saliva. 99 Percent Water  Saliva consists of around 99 percent water. The…

Preventative Dental Maintenance

Preventative dental maintenance is critical to prevent dental conditions such as tooth decay and gum disease. When the enamel of a tooth erodes, cavities can form and, if left untreated, this tooth can become infected. Infection that spread to your gums, root canal, and jawbone can, ultimately, result in tooth and bone loss. Preventative dental…